Music Department

Faculty Bio

Bio Image Andrew Rhinehart

Andrew Rhinehart

Adjunct Instructor of Guitar
Director, IU Southeast Guitar Ensemble
Office Location: OG 080

Academic Background

University of Louisville
Country: United States
Degree: M.M.
Major: Guitar Performance
University of Louisville
Country: United States
Degree: B.M.
Major: Guitar Performance


Andrew Rhinehart (guitar) holds a Bachelor and a Master of Music Performance degree with an emphasis on classical guitar from the University of Louisville. He has studied extensively with teachers such as Daniel Boring and jazz guitarist Craig Wagner. While studying at UofL, Andrew performed in master classes for classical guitar greats such as Matteo Mela, Dr. Steven Thachuk, and Manuel Barrueco. Also, he has participated in summer programs with the Cincinnati Conservatory and the National Pastoral Musicians Association. He enjoys playing several different styles of music including jazz, classical, blues, country, and rock. Since graduation he has been teaching and performing in the Louisville area and all over the U.S. As a guitarist Andrew would like to share his music performance philosophy and instruction methods to anyone who would like to achieve technical discipline and overall mastery of the guitar. Currently he is working on his Doctorate degree at the University of Kentucky.